Portrait of Ashok Gadgil

Ashok Gadgil

Division Office
Indoor Environment Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R3029B
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-3026A
(510) 486-7784

Dr. Gadgil is a Senior Scientist, and Director for the Division. He has a Ph.D. in physics from University of California, Berkeley. His expertise ranges from computational fluid dynamics of indoor air and pollutant flows, simulation of entry and transport of indoor radon, building energy efficiency, and methods to treat drinking water to make it potable. He has more than 80 refereed archival journal papers, 120 conference papers, and several patents. He holds concurrent appointment on the UC Berkeley Campus as Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Areas of expertise:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics of indoor air and pollutant transport
  • Simulation methods for complex non-linear systems
  • Energy efficiency in buildings
  • Drinking water treatment

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Publications

2005

Jayaraman, Buvaneswari, Astrid H. Kristoffersen, Elizabeth U. Finlayson, and Ashok J. Gadgil. Investigation of Room Ventilation for Improved Operation of a Downdraft Table In Proceedings of The 10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate - Indoor Air 2005. Vol. 3(1). Beijing, China: Tsinghua University Press, 2005.

2004

Kristoffersen, Astrid H., Ashok J. Gadgil, and David M. Lorenzetti. Effect of room air recirculation delay on the decay rate of tracer gas In 9th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms - RoomVent 2004,. Coimbra, Portugal, 2004.
Chan, Wanyu R., Phillip N. Price, Ashok J. Gadgil, William W. Nazaroff, Gwen Loosmore, and Gayle Sugiyama. Modeling shelter-in-place including sorption on indoor surfaces In 84th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. Vol. PNFUZ Session 6.5. Seattle, WA: American Meteorological Society, Boston, MA, 2004. Download: PDF (541.9 KB)

2003

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